Instructional level skates and boots start with the more advanced beginner learning more complex maneuvers and single jumps to those starting work on their axel. The toe picks on the blades are larger to allow for a better pick-to-ice ratio, which enables more height in jumps. Skills include: All single jumps, half and single jump combinations, axel and beginning double jumps, spins such as backspin, scratch, and sit, camel, spirals, more complex footwork. Boots should have stiffness rating between 45(youth) – 70(adult). Learn more with our Buyer's Guides.